A brief recap of RPG news and OGL drama from Geek Native and around the tabletop community. This week mass and mainstream media are allover our turf.
A summary of RPGs news from the week Cynthia Williams becomes the boss of D&D and Wizards of the Coast, Zine Month launches, and the One Ring RPG gets a release date.
We were told by the Bundle of Holding that a busy start to 2022 was expected. That’s been bang on the money, and another deal’s locked, loaded and running.
A summary of RPGs news from the week with more TSR drama, horror RPGs, killer future robots and babies with broadswords.
Routinely Itemised is a weekly roundup of RPG news from Wizards of the Coast, Chaosium, Cubicle 7, R. Talsorian Games, PEG, Paizo and the industry.
This week gamers have been reaching into their pockets and giving generously.
Capharnaum – Tales of the Dragon-Marked is fantasy tabletop RPG set in a world of Crusaders, Argonauts and Arabian Nights. If you cross legends of Greek heroes with stories from One Thousand and One Nights and then throw in a little dragon destiny, then you’re getting close. In Capharnaum the PCs are Dragon-Marked. They are […]
Capharnaum is a fantasy roleplaying game set in a world inspired by Arabian nights, Argonauts and adventure. The game is not a historical setting RPG or even an alternative history RPG, it’s complete fantasy, and that becomes important if you start to think about cultural appropriation, sexism, the role of religion and a whole bunch of other ‘spicy subjects’.
Sarah Newton’s Mindjammer RPG is one of the most popular transhuman games out there. That’s a sci-fi set so far into the future the concept of ‘human’ has changed (and that’s a description so simplified it’s almost criminal). What’s post-historic then? A question that’s only important as Newton’s current project happens to be The Chronicles […]
Author Sarah Newton talks about what should really be at the heart of SF RPGs: the sense of wonder, and the conflict of great ideas. Sarah’s company, Mindjammer Press, is running a Kickstarter campaign, currently approaching x3 funding, for the next phase of the transhuman RPG. [Back this Campaign] A sense of wonder in SF […]